Dr. Cristin McKnight Sethi, on teaching textiles, the "Das Avatars" from South Asia
Dr. Cristin McKnight Sethi will talk about ways that she engages her students when introducing them to South Asian textiles
Dr. Cristin McKnight Sethi
Professor McKnight Sethi is a curator and historian of South Asian art. Her research and teaching interests include textiles and folk art, the intersection of gender and practices of making, networks of circulation and exchange, the anthropology of art, and postcolonial theory. She has published on contemporary craft in India, the history of natural dyes in Asia, and the production and circulation of folk embroidery during the late nineteenth century. She has also held curatorial and research positions at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the UCLA Fowler Museum, the Asian Art Museum San Francisco, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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